Hybrid IT tactics and techniques

As companies embrace hybrid IT, they must address both technology and the human side of change. There are several key actions to take: Staff and train differently: As applications move from traditional platforms to the cloud, current IT staff needs to be trained and re-skilled. Companies should recruit developers adept in Agile methodologies. Siloes should […]

Quattro ragioni per adottare un modello operativo ibrido IT e diventare un broker di servizi

Oggigiorno un numero crescente di unità aziendali nelle organizzazioni utilizza direttamente i servizi di cloud pubblici, ignorando in molti casi la governance IT centrale. Spetta alle organizzazioni IT adottare un modello operativo IT ibrido per centralizzare la gestione delle risorse e rimanere pertinenti nell’era di servizi cloud pubblici più agili. La sfida che devono affrontare […]

Cuatro razones para apostar por un modelo híbrido y ser intermediario de servicios

Hoy en día, un número creciente de unidades de negocio de las organizaciones está consumiendo servicios de nube pública de forma directa, en muchos casos pasando los criterios de gobierno central de TI. Depende de las organizaciones tecnológicas adoptar un modelo operativo híbrido para gestionar sus recursos, y seguir siendo un actor relevante en el […]

Four reasons for adopting a hybrid IT operating model and becoming a broker of services


Today, a growing numbers of organizations’ business units are consuming public cloud services directly, in many cases bypassing central IT governance. It’s up to IT organizations to adopt a hybrid IT operating model to centralize the management of resources – and stay relevant in age of more agile public cloud services. The challenge facing many […]

Digitalization: The formula for success

A recent survey among German, Austrian and Swiss IT decision-makers has shown, for the second year, that companies and industries in these three countries are, to varying degrees, lagging behind in terms of digitalization. This is partly due to an underestimation of the trend’s significance, which of course I and my colleagues at DXC do not share. In addition, there […]

Oscillating between ‘Know Your Customer’ and ‘Know Your Bank’

In a previous post, we examined some elements of Know Your Customer (KYC) programs. Now I’m going to drill deeper into what happens when the interests and objectives of customers, banks and regulators don’t converge. In many cases, this gives rise to disconnects or the possibility of disconnects. For example, when the interests/objectives of the bank and […]

Are you transforming when modernizing will do?

Much of IT terminology is often misused and misapplied. Modernization and transformation are two such terms. They are often used interchangeably even though they mean different things and have very different connotations. Indeed, it is somewhat safe to assume that in IT any transformative effort is likely to also have a modernizing effect, and thus, […]

‘War Games’ and umami: Pulling my boots on and walking the walk

This is my first blog in awhile, and the reason for the gap is one of the most interesting aspects of my job here at CSC: the delivery challenge. As part of the governance team, I’ve developed core competency in asking questions and hearing the answers, sometimes despite the words spoken. A few times a year, […]

Enterprise mobility leaders face challenges, opportunities in 2016

Enterprise Mobility CSC Blogs

Governance and compliance issues will continue to be the most significant pain points for the mobile enterprise this year, according to a new report by Enterprise Mobility Exchange, a global online community providing educational resources and solutions for enterprise mobility professionals. “Growing digital data regulations in various sectors, such as health care and government, mean that […]

How can Application Landscapes be Strategically and Effectively Modernized?

For many companies, their business applications – grouped in so-called application portfolios– represent the backbone of their business activities. Typically, these portfolios are focused on individual business areas such as Sales or Finance and often consist of several dozen individual applications. They are increasingly serving as a significant competitive factor that decides between success and […]